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Martha Rachel Sanders

December 19, 1933 — December 9, 2020

Martha R. Sanders

Graveside services for Mrs. Martha Rachel Sanders will be held 1 p.m. Friday, December 11, 2020, at Hopewell Cemetery with Bro. Steve Hemann officiating.

Mrs. Sanders, age 86, passed away Wednesday, December 9, 2020, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.

She was born in Madison County to the late Alma Luther and Lillian McKelvy Foutch. She was a 1952 graduate of North Side High School and later attended West TN Business College in Jackson. Before returning to Medina, Mrs. Sanders lived in Memphis where she worked as a Stenographer for Civil Service at Mallory Air Force Base. She retired as an executive secretary with E. H. Crump Realty, Inc. after a 17 year tenure. Mrs. Sanders was a member of Medina First Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Lt. Stephen H. Sanders; daughter, Vickie L. Stanford, RN; her beloved husband of 56 years, James H. Sanders; brother, Wendell Foutch.

She is survived by her sister, Annie L. Beavers; brother, Grady Foutch; five grandchildren, Michael (Liz) Stanford, Casey (Zach) Fernandez, Holly Stanford, Ginny Stanford, Anna Rachel Stallings; great-grandchildren, Amelia Fernandez, Grant Fernandez, and Jon Douglas Stanford.

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Friday, December 11, 2020

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